Subtractive Theory of Color, Continued
Tertiary colors are combinations of primary and secondary colors. There are
six tertiary colors; red-orange, yellow-orange, yellow-green, blue-green,
blue-violet, and red-violet. In compounding these names, such as red with
orange to make red-orange, place the primary name first to indicate an
excess of the primary over the other color.
Figure 2-10 shows tertiary colors.
Figure 2-10.Tertiary colors.
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